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Pipedreams with Michael Barone

Sundays, 8 to 10pm on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1 and online at wxxi.org
  • Hosted by Michael Barone

Pipedreams, which began production in 1982, remains the only nationally-distributed weekly radio program exploring the art of the pipe organ.  Host and senior executive producer Michael Barone has been recognized nationally for his outstanding contributions to the world of organ music.  Michael brought Pipedreams to Rochester in 2009 and again in 2016, recording Pipedreams Live programs featuring students and faculty from the Eastman School of Music in one of the most "remarkably popular and successful weekend organ festivals" ever.

Pipedreams July 2018 Goes North: Canada Day

Jun 25, 2018
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Happy Canada Day! June 1st is the National Day of Canada, and to celebrate our North American counterparts, Pipedreams will feature Candian composers and performers. Canada Day celebrates the unification of the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into a single country on June 1st, 1867. 

7/1        Oh Canada!  In celebration of the national holiday of our neighbor-to-the-north, this collection of Canadian composers and performers for Canada Day.

Pipedreams Photo Gallery

6/3       Fabulous Philadelphia    Guest soloists alone, and with the Philadelphia Orchestra, make the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ (by Dobson) shine at Verizon Hall.

6/10      Concerts at the Kimmel Center    Archive performances featuring the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Pipe Organ (by Dobson) in Philadelphia’s Verizon Hall.

6/17      Oberlin Revisited I    Performances by and conversation with students of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio.

American Guild of Organists

Host Michael Barone looks back at performances from the Houston AGO in 2016, while looking forward to Kansas City AGO 2018.

5/6     Houston AGO 2016 (III)  Mostly new music performances from the 2016 national convention of the
American Guild of Organists in Houston, TX.

5/13    Kansas City, Here We Come!  A prelude to the upcoming national convention of the American Guild of Organists in and around Kansas City (July 1-6, 2018).

Pipedreams: April 2018

Mar 26, 2018
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4/1       To Rise and Shine . . . celebrations and reflections for the Easter season.

4/8        A Little Knight Music. . . exploring the sonatas of August Gottfried Ritter and other music with knightly references.

4/15      Houston AGO 2016 (II). . . more performances from the 2016 national convention of the American

Guild of Organists in Houston, TX.

4/22      Ladies, Be Good! . . . across the centuries, women composers have shared their exceptional creativity.

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church

3/4       Organ And  A program of repertoire in which the pipe organ engages diverse instrumental colleagues in conversation.

3/11      Working Women  In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (3/8/18), a collection of women composers and performers.  (Including Chelsea Chen, pictured here.)

3/18      Buxtehude, Before and After  Danish recitalist Bine Bryndorf provides an in-depth assessment of the greatest organ composer before Bach

Pipedreams Photo Gallery

2/4 The Younger Generation  Performers and composers ‘of a certain age’ show continued interest in the King of Instruments.  Specific listings that include more Rochester performers.  2/11 The Eastman Kids at Sacred Heart Cathedral  More exceptional student performances from a Pipedreams Live!

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In April 2016, Michael Barone brought Pipedreams Live to Rochester, where Justin LaVoie was guest performer on the mighty Wurlitzer organ at the Auditorium Theatre for the Rochester Theater Organ Society.  The Jan 28th program Pipedreams Live!

Zazzle

12/3     More Finnished Business  In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence (December 6, 1917), we focus on Finnish composers, performers, and Finnish-built instruments.
12/10    Organ and Orchestra  Ever since Bach and Handel, this combination of instruments has continued to engage and excite.
12/17    An American Organist’s Christmas Soloists, composers and instrument builders all around our country celebrate the holiday season.

Pinterest

From the Reformation to a Bountiful Harvest, organ lovers give thanks for organists and composers who write for the pipe organ.

This month Pipedreams presents two programs from the April 2016 Pipedreams Live concerts from Christ Church in downtown Rochester.

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